Gallus X
Tenth iCE KiNG album, shall be released one of these years

Alternate versions of iCE KiNG epics from the past two decades with lyrics in all Belgian languages, and then some!



I. IJslandvaarder
Guitar and vocals composed by Bas L.G. Verdin
Dutch verses from "IJslandvaarders" by Guido Gezelle (1830-1899), "Zeemanslied" (traditional) and "Zeeroverslied" (traditional)
(Initial version on Kingdom of Fife as Mirror Mirror)

II. Niemandsland
Guitar, vocals and Dutch verses composed by Bas L.G. Verdin
(Initial version on Splendid Iceolation as Anacreon)

III. Marszeyls
Guitar and vocals composed by Bas L.G. Verdin
Early Modern Dutch verses from "Der Zee-vaert Lof" by Elias Herckmans (1596-1644)
(Initial version on EpiC CentrE as Pirates of the Northern Seas)

IV. Mont Blanc
Guitar and vocals composed by Bas L.G. Verdin
Dutch verses from Albert Verwey's translation (1903) of Percy Bysshe Shelley's (1792-1822) "Mont Blanc" (in English)
(Initial version on Victory iV as The Return of the Viking King)

V. Elysäischer Held
Keys and vocals composed by Bas L.G. Verdin
German verses from "Die Nächtliche Heerschau" by Joseph Christian von Zedlitz (1790-1862) (as Um die Zwölfte Stunde II - Die Zwölfte Stunde on Quinta Icentia)
(Other keyboard epics on TWiCE KiNG)

VI. L'Ame du Poète
Guitar and vocals composed by Bas L.G. Verdin
French verses from "La Naissance du Poète" by Francis Jammes (1868-1938)
(Initial version on Quinta Icentia as Frozen Bogs)

VII. Poséidon
Guitar and vocals composed by Bas L.G. Verdin
French verses from Victor-Henry Debidour's selective translation (1962) of Aristophanes' (c. 446-386 BC) "Ἱππεῖς" (in ancient Greek)
(Initial version on Splendid Iceolation as The Reason We Fight)

VIII. Sérénade Saxonne
Guitar and vocals composed by Bas L.G. Verdin
French verses from Gustave de La Ruwières' translation (1952) of Sir Walter Scott's (1771-1832) "Ivanhoe" (in English)
(Initial version on Victory iV as False Prophets)

IX. Royaume Glacé
Guitar and vocals composed by Bas L.G. Verdin
French verses from "La Neige" by Alfred de Vigny (1797-1863)
(Initial version on Second Sailing as Evensong)

X. Marching Against the Times II
Guitar composed by Bas L.G. Verdin
(Marching Against the Times [I] on VIrtue & VIrtuosity)